Greek banks stepped up the number of write-offs in 2016 compared to the previous years, the Bank of Greece (BoG) revealed.
The impact from the restructuring of the Greek banking system during the crisis years was depicted in the figures provided by the Hellenic Bank Association (HBA) on Friday.
In its latest overview of the Greek financial sector, Bank of Greece (BoG) presented the outcome of two important studies that examined the impact on capital ratios from the targeted non-performing exposure (NPE) reduction and potential NPE sales.
Following the notable rise of 11.3 percent in the second half of 2015, the total number of payment cards in the Greek market rose by 3 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to the previous 6-month period and stood at 14.6 million at the end of June, the Bank of Greece said in its second semi-annual overview of the Greek financial sector.
In latest review of loan quality, BoG says capital ratios to remain high after targeted NPE reduction
Bank of Greece (BoG) published on Thursday the second issue of its semi-annual overview of the Greek financial sector and provided an update on the key banking figures, mostly related to loan quality, in the first half of 2016.
Greek banks concluded a number of corporate actions in the last month of 2016 as part of the implementation of their restructuring plans, which includes disposal of non-core assets and focus on specific markets.
The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) posted net losses of 1.25 billion euros in the 9-month period of 2016 from 8.89 billion a year ago, its interim financial report showed on Friday.
The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) recorded net losses of 1.14 billion in the first half of 2016 from 4.15 billion in the corresponding period last year, according to the interim financial report published on Wednesday
Alpha Bank concluded the reporting period of the four systemic Greek banks releasing its third-quarter (Q3) results on the last day of November.
National Bank of Greece (NBG) turned profitable again in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016 with a positive bottom-line result of 16 million from losses of 3.06 billion in Q2, which fully reflected a one-off loss of 3.1 billion related to the recycling of Finansbank’s losses that were previously recognised in other comprehensive income.